George Treadwell

Jazz Trumpeter

George McKinley Treadwell was an American jazz trumpeter. Treadwell played in the house band at Monroe's in Harlem in 1941-42, then worked with Benny Carter later in 1942 in Florida. Following stints with Ace Harris's Sunset Royals and Tiny Bradshaw, Treadwell worked with Cootie Williams (1943-46) and J.C. Heard (1946-47).… Read More

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1918 Birth Born in 1918.


1946 28 Years Old He also recorded with Dicky Wells and Ethel Waters in 1946. Treadwell quit playing late in the 1940s to work as Vaughan's manager, and continued in this capacity after they divorced in 1957. … Read More
1947 29 Years Old …  As a member of Heard's ensemble, he accompanied Etta Jones and Sarah Vaughan, and he married Vaughan in 1947.


1967 49 Years Old Died in 1967.
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